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Habit: Perennial herb from clustered, fibrous-tuberous roots or rhizomes, glabrous. Stem: generally decumbent or ascending, proximal nodes generally rooting. Leaf: blade oblong to triangular-ovate, generally 1--3-pinnate, leaflets wide or narrow, generally serrate to pinnately lobed. Inflorescence: umbels compound; bracts generally 0 or inconspicuous; bractlets many; rays, pedicels many, spreading or spreading-ascending. Flower: outer bisexual or staminate, occasionally bilateral; outer calyx lobes acute, generally prominent, persistent and enlarging in fruit or not; petals wide, white, tips narrowed; styles persistent. Fruit: oblong-ovate to round, +- cylindric [+- compressed front-to-back]; ribs low, obtuse, corky; oil tubes generally 1 per rib-interval. Seed: face flat.
Species In Genus: +- 30 species: North America, Eurasia, Africa. Etymology: (Greek: wine flower) Note: Oenanthe pimpinelloides record based on misidentified specimen.
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lomatium vaginatum
Next taxon: Oenanthe sarmentosa
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2016. Oenanthe, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10202, accessed on September 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 25, 2016.